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Service Technician and Mechanic Work Injuries

Mechanics and Service Technicians for garages, service centers and other automotive repair shops are in high demand throughout Minnesota – especially due to the effects of harsh winters on vehicles. But the countless service centers in the state can also be dangerous to workers, as the businesses are often equipped with powerful machines that can malfunction and cause injuries.

If you or a loved one suffered an injury while working in a garage or other automotive service center, Fields Law Firm is here to help. We’re the one of the largest work injury law firms in Minnesota, and we can give you the guidance and advice you need to make the right decisions. Just dial 1-888-343-5375 or complete a free online form.

Client Success Story

Our law firm represented an airplane mechanic who broke his right hand when he fell at work. The mechanic earned a high wage and the nature of the injury to his dominant hand made it unlikely that he would be able to return to his pre-injury occupation.

Our work injury attorneys fought to include the cost of retraining in the settlement against his employer and insurer and helped the injured mechanic obtain a settlement in the amount $115,000.

Common Service Technician and Mechanic Work Injuries

Common injuries that workers in the automotive repair business may suffer include:

  • Crushing Injuries
    Automotive workers frequently work on the undercarriages of cars that are elevated with jacks and other hydraulic equipment. If the equipment fails or the cars slide off, the workers underneath may be crushed.
  • Burn Injuries
    Vehicles produce large amounts of heat, especially when engines are revved to diagnose problems. If service technicians come into contact with parts of cars before they have cooled, the workers can suffer serious burn injuries.
  • Chemical Injuries
    Garages and other service shops work with chemicals, such as motor oil, brake fluid, antifreeze, hydraulic fluid, cutting oil, and other caustic liquids. If workers are exposed to these chemicals, they can suffer chemical burns, blindness, neurological problems, cancer, and more.

What’s your next step?

our Minnesota workers’ compensation law firm knows that workers like you who were hurt in service centers have many questions and few answers. Our workers’ compensation attorneys are here to guide you in the right direction when you’re hurt at work. Contact us today, and see how we can help.

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John Kelley
John Kelley
21:38 16 Oct 18
I was having issues with an insurance company and I hired fields law firm. The people there are amazing and always quick to answer questions even a couple times on the weekend. I worked with Blake amazing person and very informative on my case. I would highly recommend this firm to any of my friends.read more
Michael Frazier
Michael Frazier
23:58 10 Oct 18
I had the pleasure to work with Michael and Annie on my LTD case. When my claim was denied by the insurance carrier, Michael didn't hesitate to take them on with an appeal. He worked diligently on the appeal and ultimately won this for me. Mind you, this wasn't a huge case but he treated me like it was and as if I was the only case he was representing. He kept me abreast of vital information, it was clear that he knew his stuff and wasn't afraid to take on the big insurance company. Michael was much more than I ever expected given that our relationship was entirely remote, handled by telephone and email only. Not only is he a strong lawyer, he treated me with compassion and respect. I am beyond pleased with him and the Fields Law team. Michael cares about his clients and he gets the job done for them because he knows how impactful an injury can be to both a person's well-being and their financial security. I highly recommend Michael and Fields Law whether you are local to their Minnesota offices or out of state like myself.read more
Melanie Eason
Melanie Eason
20:12 29 Aug 18
Fields Law Firm is great. Patrick Kramer, my lawyer, is fantastic. He and his legal assistant Samantha K. have handled my case for several years. They have kept me informed every step of the way. They are both easy to contact. I have both of their phone numbers and email addresses and they respond promptly to any messages I leave. Without their help I would not have been able to get the disability company to fulfill their promises. It is a relief to leave all the dealings with the disability insurance company in their hands.read more
Jeannie Kerr
Jeannie Kerr
23:37 15 Sep 18
My experience with Merrick Williams of Fields Law Firm has been truly above and beyond satisfactory. His knowledge and professionalism have guided me through a very difficult time. He and his assistant Angela were readily available to answer any questions and address my concerns. I highly recommend him as an attorney and will use his services again if necessary in the future.read more
ebon jordan
ebon jordan
19:51 27 Sep 18
Field Law Firm was great my lawyer Zach Schmoll was more than I could ask for. He always kept me in the loop and explain everything perfectly, got back to me whenever I called less than 24 hrs and was a extremely nice guy. This guy is young and knows what he is doing so please don’t let the age fool you. I had a wonderful experience with Field Law and will refer anyone with legal matters to them.read more
Edward Johnson
Edward Johnson
23:11 31 Oct 18
I highly recommend Fields law Firm if you need some no nonsense attorneys to represent you. I was treated courteously and efficiently each and every time by Mike and his associates. They settled my Long Term Disability case in a timely fashion. and was pleased with the results. Thanks again Mike and Fields Law Firm. You are the best!read more
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
19:19 09 Nov 18
Fields Law Firm is simply the very best when it comes to representing you & fighting for your rights! They are a "10 Star" Law Firm hands down! Michael Kemmmitt & Sarah Christensen were simply outstanding to work with. They took over my long term disability case after I was being denied my benefits & gave me the moral support & law experience that I needed to win my case. They were supportive throughout my case & they will fight tooth & nail to assure your rights are not being denied. It is so rare to find a law firm that treats you like YOU are the most important person to them. I HIGHLY recommend Fields Law Firm. They are truly advocates for justice.read more
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